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Concrete Repair – Fixing Concrete Cracks

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Fixing concrete cracks and general concrete repair are essential for both the safety and aesthetics of your structure. Concrete cracks can appear in a variety of environments. Loading bays, bridges, walkways and roads, as well as home garages, patios and balconies. At Rawlins Paints we have a wide variety of products applicable to all the above. This guide should help ...

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Waterproof Paints – Dispelling the Myths

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When looking for a ‘waterproof paint’, you can find yourself in a bit of a minefield. Most paints claim to have some level of waterproofing properties and yes, most paints are waterproof in some way (excluding the sort from nursery you stick on the family fridge). However, there is one critical question that could cause your local vendor to shift ...

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FAQs – How to Paint uPVC Windows and Doors

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Not many people know that you can paint plastic, PVC and uPVC surfaces as we are often asked “can you paint plastic window frames and doors” – and it’s much cheaper than having all of your uPVC windows and doors replaced. uPVC windows and doors are a fantastic choice in the UK – their weather resistance and outstanding durability outshines ...

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Food Safe Paint or Hygiene Coating? Which is needed for what.

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Quick-link index: Food Safe Paint? Or Hygiene Coating? Food safe paint for risk of BPA Hygiene Coatings for Health & Safety Hygiene coatings for YOUR industry Certified Food Safe Paints Collection Still unsure? Give us a call! The food and beverage industry is a hard-hitting, fast-paced environment that demands food safe, hygiene awareness no matter the rush. Picture the scenes ...

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Fixing Water Damage at Work and Home

When misunderstood, water damage can be a critical issue in domestic and industrial buildings that recur time and time again. It can be tempting to apply a quick fix if you are selling your home or do not wish to close your business and incur a loss of income. Both have significant financial implications. But if you do not find ...

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Have Yourself a Fire-Retardant Christmas Tree

When imagining the stereotypical, picturesque Christmas card scene, there are obvious heightened hazards that elude to why Christmas is a hotbed time of year for house blazes. There’s the open fire in the middle of the room, chestnuts roasting and alcohol spills. Then there are those unpredictable Christmas lights. Whether you are recycling an artificial Christmas tree or investing in ...

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Polyurethane Varnish for Wood

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Polyurethane varnish for wood can be used on doors, window frames, floors and other joinery structures. Providing a tough finish, they are great for protecting wood against abrasive scuffs, knocks and scratches. So, if you are looking for more a durable and protective wood finish than wood oils offer, for bare woods or previously stained/varnished surfaces, Rawlins Paints have a ...

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